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Tell that to a supervisor who is constantly under pressure to get more work out of a dwindling workforce.
The pace of many workplaces has a way of discouraging people from breaking away from work even if a break is likely to enhance productivity. Among other things, the article says leaders who encourage workers to take breaks not only have science on their side, they also can encourage a healthy work style by setting an example and taking breaks themselves.
Lead by leaving The article tells of an executive who made the decision to encourage his employees to take breaks when he started a technology consultancy in In making that decision, he looked to the science of how the brain works and why interruptions and distractions hurt productivity.
He then set an example by taking time offline to let employees know that they should feel comfortable doing the same, instead of feeling like they always need to be accessible to the boss viainstant messaging, or in person. The example he set resulted in a new attitude among employees.
Working with purpose The McKinsey report follows a study from DeskTime, a maker of time-tracking and productivity software. The study claims those in the top 10 percent of the productivity scale work for 52 minutes and then take a break for 17 minutes. Why do those people end up being so productive?
They work with purpose. The survey reported that 59 percent said regular breaks would improve their work, 43 percent said breaks would improve their personal happiness, and 37 percent said breaks would improve their health.
Of course, Staples sells break-room supplies and furniture, but the retailer also passed along other suggestions, including urging employees to disconnect from work-related technology when taking a break. Need to learn more? Culture can influence employee behavior and decisions in ways that are good and bad. And it can instill pride or poison in your workplace atmosphere.
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Working hard or working smart? Take a break to figure it out